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Fridays from the Frontline: Getting Involved at Booth – What it Means to Lead and to Serve

Three Chicago Booth MBA students share insights into b-school life and what it’s like to be student group co-chairs in this week’s Fridays from the Frontline. Getting Involved at Booth – What it Means to Lead and to Serve By Kailin Fu, Chicago Booth MBA ’21 When talking with prospective... Read more »

Chicago Booth Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

The interview was conversational like all the other reports. I suspect the Booth interviews vary a bit depending on who you get as the interviewer. I was expecting more questions around “Why MBA, Why Booth, Goals etc.” from the other reports, but the majority of the interview time (30+mins) was... Read more »

Chicago Booth Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alumnus / Zoom

The interview was conversational and resume-based and lasted for about 40 minutes. The interviewer, who is based in my country, was about 10 minutes late, so the interview didn’t start as smoothly as I was hoping it to start, but I remained calm and understood the situation as life happens.... Read more »

Chicago Booth Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alumnus / Zoom

The interviewer set the tone from the beginning that it would be “casual” and not a business interview. We started out with small talk for ~5-10 minutes and he gave background on himself as well as a few of his fondest memories at Booth. -Tell me about yourself. -Follow up... Read more »

Episode 148: Wire Taps—Chicago Booth or MIT Sloan for Tech?

Welcome to another podcast episode of Wire Taps, featuring keen admissions advice from Alex Brown and Graham Richmond. This week, two applicants are looking ahead – one at deferred admissions and the other at next year’s cycle – while an accepted candidate faces a tough choice of where to matriculate... Read more »

Chicago Booth Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alumna / Zoom

Interviewer was very nice and talked a bit about her background. She was typing up a storm when I was talking. Apparently, these reports are very extensive. 1. Walk me through your resume. 2. Why MBA? 3. Why Booth? 4. Tell me about a failure. 5. Tell me about a... Read more »

The Financial Times 2021 MBA Ranking Reveals a Year in Disruption

The COVID-19 pandemic uniquely impacted The Financial Times 2021 Global MBA Ranking, released this week. Many of the top 10 U.S. schools opted out of the ranking this year to focus on the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite this, more than half the rankings are U.S. programs. Data... Read more »

Episode 144: Wire Taps—CBS, Chicago Booth or Kellogg for Real Estate?

Join Alex Brown and Graham Richmond for another advice-filled podcast episode of Wire Taps. They share MBA admissions insights with a few atypical applicants and weigh in on school choice for real estate. See which profiles from MBA ApplyWire and MBA DecisionWire they discuss below, then tune in. A Navy... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines, January 11-15, 2021

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! Round 2 is Underway The majority of leading MBA programs have their Round 2 application deadlines this week and last week, as Round 1 decisions have... Read more »

Chicago Booth Employment Report: MBA Class of 2020 Finds Success in a Changing Economy

The Chicago Booth School of Business has released its 2020 MBA employment report. Nearly 93 percent of the 2020 graduating class received job offers within three months of graduation–an impressive feat in the changing economy, but still down 3.5 percent from 2019. Overall, 91.4 percent of Booth MBAs accepted offers... Read more »

Chicago Booth MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

I was contacted via email with a notification that I had been selected to receive an interview. I had to register online, and several days later was emailed with the student that I matched with. The student and I coordinated our schedules. This was a resume-based interview. It was pretty... Read more »

Chicago Booth Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

I interviewed in early November for Booth’s two-year full time MBA program. A second-year student interviewed me via Zoom. The interview was only 30 minutes in length in part because my interviewer had eight interviews scheduled for the day. Interview questions included (in no particular order). 1) Why product management?... Read more »

Chicago Booth Interview Questions: Round 1 / Alumni / Zoom

Tell me about yourself. Why MBA / Why Booth? What will you do at business school? What is a challenge you’ve faced? How did you motivate a team that was struggling? Questions for me?

Chicago Booth MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Skype

Booth did a great job matching me with a 2nd-year student who had exactly the same industry work experience: IB and entrepreneurship. The interviewer was very friendly and explained that he would not look at the camera all the time (taking notes or looking at my face). I had the... Read more »

Chicago Booth Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Skype

Interview atmosphere was formal with 2Y student interviewing in a formal suit at a dining table. You could tell that she put thought into how to present professionally, which is greatly appreciated. The interview was resume based. Questions: 1. Tell me about yourself. 2a and b. Why an MBA? Why... Read more »

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